The ski mountaineering excursion to Mount Sass dai Ciamorces, in the Sella Range, features a great technically satisfactory and very scenic hike. The view is definitely enchanting during the whole tour. The climb, pretty demanding in some sections, develops through motley and particularly evocative landscapes. The varied and fun descent is the fitting end of this nice tour in the Dolomites.

  • Dolomites, Sella Range
  • 5 hours
  • High difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Information about the ski mountaineering excursion to the Sass dai Ciamorces and Val Culea

The excursion starts from Passo Gardena. Heading south we climb up on the sweet slope of Col de Frea and we reach the entrance of Val Culea. In increasing declivity the climb proceeds until, skis on our back, we face a narrow and very steep coilour.

After reaching the plain that leads to Alta Val Culea we cross the col and we go down through the beautiful Valun del Pisciadù. Going back up towards Sella di Pisciadù. We are now right under Mount Sass dai Ciamorces and we reach the peak through a last comfortable stretch.

The thrilling descent can take place through different possible routes that will all bring us back to the starting point.

The ski mountaineering excursion to Sass dai Ciamorces features a 1200 meters elevation gain and loss. It requires good training and mastering of technical skills of ski mountaineering and is rated as OSA (Excellent Mountain Skier). Maximum incline is 40 degrees.

Price for the ski mountaineering experience in the Sella Massif

€ 360 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 400 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 440 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide for a ski mountaineering to the Sass dai Ciamorces and Val Culea

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Passo Gardena - Parking
    SS 243, 2
    39048 Selva di Val Gardena - BZ
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 46°32'59.0"N 11°48'32.0"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack

What you need to know

  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering excursion in the Dolomites to the Sass dai Ciamorces and Val Culea in the Sella Massif, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the excursion.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the activity.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide and all the contact information.

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